Movement Research
movement research is one of the world's leading laboratories for the investigation of dance and movement-based forms. Valuing the individual artist and their creative process and vital role within society, Movement Research is dedicated to the creation and implementation of free and low-cost programs that nurture and instigate discourse and experimentation. Movement Research strives to reflect the cultural, political and economic diversity of its moving community, including artists and audiences alike.

Excerpts and documentation of Making Men, a series of videos and installations presented by Susan Mar Landau as part of the Movement Research Studies Project: Symposium on Masculinity and Embodied Practice
Moderated by Ben Spatz
July 29, 2010
Medicine Show Theatre 

The symposium included several paper presentations, speakers, and performances. Excerpts and documentation of Making Men, a series of videos and installations was presented by Susan Mar Landau.

Studies Project is an artist-curated series of panel discussions, performances and/or other formats that focus on provocative and timely issues of aesthetics and philosophy in the intersection of dance and social politics, confronting and instigated by the dance and performance community.

 

Direct download: Susan_MarLandau_-_Making_Men_FINAL.mp3
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“Repellant Effects of the Masculine Midas Touch: Consequences of the Ideology of Claiming Examined through Patrick Meyers’ K2 and Lee Blessing’s Great Falls.” Presented by Shelby Hibbs as part of the Movement Research Studies Project: Symposium on Masculinity and Embodied Practice
Moderated by Ben Spatz
July 29, 2010
Medicine Show Theatre

The symposium included several paper presentations, speakers, and performances. This paper is “Repellant Effects of the Masculine Midas Touch: Consequences of the Ideology of Claiming Examined through Patrick Meyers’ K2 and Lee Blessing’s Great Falls.” and was presented by Shelby Hibbs.

 

Studies Project is an artist-curated series of panel discussions, performances and/or other formats that focus on provocative and timely issues of aesthetics and philosophy in the intersection of dance and social politics, confronting and instigated by the dance and performance community.

Direct download: Shelby_Hibbs_FINAL.mp3
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“Doing and Undoing Masculinity in the Performance of Ella, by Susana Torres Molina.” Presented by Milton Loayza as part of the Movement Research Studies Project: Symposium on Masculinity and Embodied Practice, 7.29.2010

“Doing and Undoing Masculinity in the Performance of Ella, by Susana Torres Molina.” Presented by Milton Loayza as part of the Movement Research Studies Project: Symposium on Masculinity and Embodied Practice
Moderated by Ben Spatz
July 29, 2010
Medicine Show Theatre

The symposium included several paper presentations, speakers, and performances. This paper is “Doing and Undoing Masculinity in the Performance of Ella, by Susana Torres Molina.” and was presented by Milton Loayza.

 

Studies Project is an artist-curated series of panel discussions, performances and/or other formats that focus on provocative and timely issues of aesthetics and philosophy in the intersection of dance and social politics, confronting and instigated by the dance and performance community.

 


“The Bully and the Bitch: Pro Wrestling and Drag as Spectacles for Gendering the Audience.” Presented by John Stoltenberg as part of the Movement Research Studies Project: Symposium on Masculinity and Embodied Practice

Moderated by Ben Spatz
July 29, 2010
Medicine Show Theatre

The symposium included several paper presentations, speakers, and performances. This paper is “The Bully and the Bitch: Pro Wrestling and Drag as Spectacles for Gendering the Audience.” and was presented by John Stoltenberg.

 

Studies Project is an artist-curated series of panel discussions, performances and/or other formats that focus on provocative and timely issues of aesthetics and philosophy in the intersection of dance and social politics, confronting and instigated by the dance and performance community.

Direct download: John_Stoltenberg-The_Bully_and_the_Bitch_FINAL.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:00pm EST

“Reflexive Association: Keying from Symbol, Archetype, and Faith." Presented by Jef Johnson as part of the Movement Research Studies Project: Symposium on Masculinity and Embodied Practice
Moderated by Ben Spatz
July 29, 2010
Medicine Show Theatre

The symposium included several paper presentations, speakers, and performances. This paper is “Reflexive Association: Keying from Symbol, Archetype, and Faith.” and was presented by Jef Johnson.


Studies Project is an artist-curated series of panel discussions, performances and/or other formats that focus on provocative and timely issues of aesthetics and philosophy in the intersection of dance and social politics, confronting and instigated by the dance and performance community.

 

Direct download: Jef_Johnson-Reflexive_Association_FINAL.mp3
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Studies Project: Inter-generational Exchange in Improvisational Practices

In partnership with La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival, Initiated by Nicky Paraiso, Curated by Yvonne Meier and Ishmael Houston-Jones, Discussion moderated by Danielle Goldman

6.13.10, La MaMa E.T.C.

This studies project initiated a discussion amongst pioneers of improvisation in dance, as well as contemporary artists who are practicing investigations within the larger context of improvisation. 

 

Direct download: SP_Intergenerational_FINAL.mp3
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Studies Project: PJ @ 20

 Moderated by  Kathy Westwater  

10.27.10, Judson Memorial Church Gymnasium, 8pm

Panelists include Cathy Edwards, Ralph Lemon, Trajal Harrell and Tom Kalin.

Celebrating its 20th Anniversary, the Movement Research Performance Journal fosters the exploration and evolution of written and graphic languages that contemplate current issues of dance and performance. We take this opportunity to examine the journal’s history and relevance, how it operates as a vehicle for dynamic exchange, as a form of documentation, and as an extension of artistic practice and output.

 

Direct download: 10_27_10_PJ__20_FINAL.mp3
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